This 30-minute creamy mushroom and spinach gnocchi dish really hits the spot when you’re craving something saucy and comforting. It’s also a great quick recipe for Meatless Monday meals.
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Ingredients for mushroom and spinach gnocchi
- unsalted butter
- olive oil
- baby Bella mushrooms
- white wine
- salt & pepper
- Heavy cream
- Parmesan cheese
- potato gnocchi
- baby spinach
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How to make creamy mushroom and spinach gnocchi
- Heat the unsalted butter and olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Then, add the sliced mushrooms and cook until tender.
- Now add the white wine and let it cook out. Then stir in the pressed garlic and heavy cream.
- Next, add the Parmesan cheese and spinach and mix it around with a wooden spoon until the spinach begins to wilt.
- Lastly, stir in the cooked gnocchi and season with salt & pepper.
What is gnocchi?
Gnocchi, pronounced (nyoh-kee) is a small dough dumpling made of potato, semolina, all-purpose flour, egg, and sometimes cheese. They can be flavored in various ways and are typically served in a sauce or soup.
How to cook gnocchi?
Place the gnocchi into a pot of salted boiling water then remove the potato gnocchi about 1 minute after they rise to the top of the pot.
Creamy, saucy, and quick mushroom and spinach gnocchi recipe that will be on repeat for meatless Monday.
- 2 tbsp unsalted butter
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 16 oz mushrooms
- 1/4 cup white wine
- 2 garlic cloves grated or pressed
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp pepper
- 2 cups Heavy cream
- 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
- 2 1 lb. packages gnocchi
- 4 cups fresh baby spinach
Melt butter and olive oil in a skillet over medium heat.
Sauté the sliced mushrooms until tender. Add the wine and let it cook for about 1 minute.
Stir in the grated garlic and add the heavy cream.
Cook the gnocchi according the package and strain out the water.
Add the Parmesan cheese and spinach and stir for 1 minute until it is wilted.
Lastly, stir in the cooked gnocchi and season with salt and pepper.
This recipe was originally published on Sep 16, 2016, it has been updated since.